New Year’s Resolutions for the Planet

Resolutions are a great way to start off a new year, and including the planet in your 2018 resolutions is even better! 

Published January 05, 2018

It’s easy to make a resolution that benefits you and the Earth. Here are a few suggestions: 

  1. Eat Healthier. Cutting calories and eating healthier in the new year is a popular resolution. In doing so, also think about where your food comes from! Eating local, organic food—or better yet, food you grow at home—is better for you and the planet. 
  2. Lose Waste Weight. Have you ever thought about how many pounds of garbage you send to the landfill each week? A simple way to help the Earth (and maybe even your wallet) is to cut the amount you throw away by half. Simple steps to meet this goal include recycling, composting, buying less stuff and purchasing items with minimal packaging.reusable-water-bottles
  3. Save Money. Many of the steps you take to help the environment can also save you money. One big step toward this goal is to stop purchasing disposable items. In the end, a one-time purchase of a reusable option will save you some cash!
  4. Take Action. Stay informed about local and national issues that affect our environment and call your representatives to tell them what matters to you! Not sure who to call or what to say? Get started by learning who represents you! 

Whatever resolutions you choose to make, we wish you the best start to 2018! 

 
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